UNDP National Mentor Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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UNDP National Mentor Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNDP Uganda looking for “National Mentor“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before June 14, 2023.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

NGO Jobs in Uganda 2021 May/June

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on June 01, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of National Mentor to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2023

Scope of Work

The specific roles and responsibilities to be performed by the mentor are as follows:

  • Support a team of public officials from the Climate action networks with their Municipal Partnership projects
  • Using the approved Municipal Partnership project as a foundation, identify and suggest feasible entries of a climate action change project
  • Provide support to participants in thinking through and shaping the content of their change projects consistent with the stated scope and purpose of the ICLD-UNCDF Training component;
  • Develop a template and/or plan to guide the participants in undertaking their change projects through planned interactive sessions to be determined between the designated mentor and their participants;
  • Produce and submit q progress reports to the Programme Management of the Climate Action Network, focusing, inter alia, on progress made by participants on their change projects, identified content related weaknesses and administrative and operational challenges and recommending specific corrective actions to be taken;
  • Participate in the preparation and inform the content and structure of critical reflection and final reporting sessions or workshops in order to track, support and improve the capacity of participants in managing their change projects generally and adding value to programme content, design and management;
  • To act as a pool, repository and sounding board for technical knowledge, assistance and advise in developing platforms to upscale and mainstream the ICLD-UNCDF training component into national and regional frameworks for sustainable human skills development in the local government sector;
  • Participate in the different meetings during the training organised by the programme management of UNCDF and ICLD.
  • Conduct at least 3 visits in the municipalities and provide a report
  • Co-host sessions held in the mentor’s own country, deliver a lecture and facilitate workshops on mentor’s areas of expertise throughout the training.

Position in Organization:

  • Location: Multiple: Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia
  • Application Deadline: 14-Jun-23 (Midnight New York, USA)
  • Time left: 13d 16h 8m
  • Additional Category: Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
  • Type of Contract: Individual Contract
  • Post Level: National Consultant
  • Languages Required: English
  • Starting Date: (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Jul-2023
  • Duration of Initial Contract: 28 days spread over 24 months
  • Expected Duration of Assignment: 28 days spread over 24 months


  • At least a master’s degree, preferably in development economics, finance, climate change, public policy and administration, or other relevant socioeconomic sciences and/ or development studies, is mandatory.
  • At least Seven (7) years’ experience working in local government administration and management, and development studies related to policy development and management, regional and urban planning and sustainable local development, mandatory;
  • Very good understanding of issues related to social and economic development, municipal financing, climate change, food security, decentralization, local government, gender-equitable local development, local government finance, governance and accountability and policy and institutional change management processes as key components of a capacity development agenda;
  • Research & development skills, including baseline surveying, gender-sensitive, interdisciplinary and multi-scale analyses as well as policy research and evidence-based policy development.
  • Having a strong track-record in publications of work, i.e. technical, policy-and development-oriented publications, is an advantage;
  • Good understanding of national development and local government administration and management discourse in a developing country context generally and in southern and/or Eastern Africa is essential.
  • Previous similar experiences in mentoring/supervising learners and preparing change projects and supporting the participants to institutionalize the change projects is considered an asset
  • Proven ability in Managing a Cross-Cultural Teams

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

How to Apply UNDP National Mentor Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=112677

The Closing Date: June 14, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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